Contents tagged with Avdiivka

  • Russian troops intensify assault on Avdiivka from multiple directions

    Russian forces attempt to capture Avdiivka in Donetsk region, attacking the town from three directions, military expert Ihor Romanenko reported during a national news broadcast.

    The expert highlighted that the Russian Armed Forces are trying to breach the city’s defenses from the north, south (towards Pervomaisk), and in a direct frontal attack.

    To the north, near the Stepne area, the adversary is focusing on cutting off logistic routes from this direction towards the south. The corridor …

  • Kyiv: Russian troops intensify ground assaults in Avdiivka and Novomykhailivka, scale back air strikes in Donetsk region

    Russian forces focus on assaults in Avdiivka and Novomykhailivka in the Marinka direction, attacking almost without the use of heavy machinery, said Colonel Alexander Shtupun, spokesperson for the Joint Press Center of the Tavriya Defense Forces, during a national news broadcast.

    According to Colonel Shtupun, the Russians did not carry out any air strikes yesterday but launched three missile strikes using S-300 air defense systems against the Donetsk region, and they continue to actively use …

  • Ukrainian Forces report substantial Russian losses on Avdiivka front

    The Russian troops have suffered huge losses on the Avdiivka front as of January 7, 2024, with hundreds of units of their damaged armored vehicles now rusting in the fields, stated Anton Kotsukon, spokesman for the 110th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, during the "Unified News" telethon.

    The situation on the Avdiivka front remains steadily difficult yet controlled. After a brief lull, combat has intensified, with the enemy mounting more large-scale attacks and …

  • Fierce clashes continue near Avdiivka as Russian offensive intensifies

    The situation near Avdiivka remains extremely complex, with the Russian armed forces deploying a large number of infantry against the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Experts and analysts are reporting daily and persistent fighting near Avdiivka. The Kremlin shows no hesitation in sacrificing its soldiers, as well as military equipment, with Putin's objective being to capture the town at any cost by the end of the year.On November 28, analysts from DeepState published their report for the past 24 hours. …

  • Kyiv: multiple Russian soldiers surrender to Ukrainian Forces near Avdiivka

    Speaker of the United Press Center of the Ukrainian Forces South, Alexander Shtupun, has reported that around ten Russians surrendered to Ukrainian troops near Avdiivka overnight. 

    "The Russian occupiers have started surrendering to captivity. Yesterday, three individuals 'chose life' in the Donetsk region, and there is information that overnight, up to ten occupiers have surrendered," he said during a national news broadcast.

    According to the speaker, the Russians have reduced the number of …

  • Ukrainian officials note reduced Russian attacks on Avdiivka

    Russian forces have reduced the number of ground and air attacks on Avdiivka, according to Ukrainian officials. Avdiivka is considered the gateway to Donetsk, the capital of the occupied Donetsk region.

    The Ukrainian military spokesperson noted a decrease in the number of ground assaults and airstrikes. Previously home to around 32,000 people, Avdiivka currently has only about 1,500 residents who have survived over a month of Russian attacks.

    "Russian occupation forces have reduced the number …

  • Ukrainian Chief of Staff: Russia suffers enormous losses in its Avdiivka offensive

    Almost simultaneously with the beginning of the war between Israel and Hamas, the Russian army intensified its offensive operations in eastern Ukraine. And it seems that after the capture of Bakhmut, which lasted almost a year, the next fixation point for Russia became the city of Avdiivka in the Donetsk region. Starting in the spring with intensive shelling of the populated area, Russia is once again trying to encircle and capture the town in the fall.

    Active fighting in this direction has …

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister: Russia has lost 4,000 soldiers in Avdiivka offensive

    The assaults on the Ukrainian town of Avdiivka have come at a great cost to Russia in terms of casualties. In the past few weeks, the Russian Armed Forces have lost around 4,000 soldiers in this area, said Ukrainian Defense Minister, Rustem Umerov, in a telephone conversation with his American counterpart, Lloyd Austin, reports Umerov’s press service.

    "The enemy's losses in the Avdiivka area at this moment are approximately 4,000 soldiers," the Minister stated. During the conversation, the …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces hold their positions near Avdiivka and Marinka as Russians trying to advance

    The speaker of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Andriy Kovalyov, speaking on Ukrainian news broadcast, provided details of Russian offensive near Avdiivka in Donetsk region.

    "In the Avdiivka direction, the Russian invaders, with the force of up to three battalions, supported by tanks and armored vehicles, intensified their offensive actions in the areas of Avdiivka, Tonenke, Keramik and Pervomaiske in the Donetsk region," emphasized Kovalyov.

    According to him, the Ukrainian …

  • Russian troops launch massive assault on Avdiivka

    Russian troops are storming Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka in the Donetsk region with thousands of military personnel and dozens of vehicles. The city is engulfed in flames amid the ongoing battles that have lasted for four days, said Vitaliy Barabash, the head of the Avdiivka city military administration, during a televised news marathon event.

    "It's extremely intense in the Avdiivka direction. Overnight, 13 missiles have landed in the community. In terms of the Ukrainian positions, there …